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  • Science, Technology, and Society (STS) - National Science Foundation
    Supports research that uses historical, philosophical, and social scientific methods to investigate the intellectual, material, and social facets of the scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical (STEM) disciplines. Deadline: February 3, 2020
  • Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) - National Science Foundation
    Provides opportunities to acquire major instrumentation that supports the research and research training goals of the organization and that may be used by other researchers regionally or nationally. Deadline: January 1 - January 21, 2020
  • Economics - National Science Foundation
    This grant supports research designed to improve the understanding of the processes and institutions of the US economy and of the world system of which it is part. Deadline:  January 21, 2020
  • Social Psychology - National Science Foundation
    Supports basic research on human social behavior, including cultural differences and development over the life span. Deadline: January 17, 2017, and January 15, 2020
  • Collaborative Research Grants - National Endowment for the Humanities
    Collaborative Research Grants support groups of two or more scholars engaging in significant and sustained research in the humanities. The program seeks to encourage projects in a singe field of study. as well as interdisciplinary work, both within the humanities and beyond. Eligible projects must propose tangible and sustainable outcomes such as co-authored or multi-authored books: born digital publications; themed issues of peer-reviewed journals; and open- access digital resources. All projects outcomes must be based on and must convey interpretive humanities research. Deadline: Anticipated December, 2019
  • Summer Stipends - National Endowment for the Humanities
    Summer Stipends supports individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. The program supports continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two consecutive months. Summer stipends are awarded to individual scholars. Organizations are not eligible to apply. Deadline: September 25, 2019
  • Fulbright Specialists Program - Department of State
    The Fulbright Specialists Program promotes linkages between U.S. academics and professionals and their counterparts at universities abroad. The program is designed to award grants to qualified U.S. faculty and professionals, in select disciplines, to engage in short-term collaborative 2 to 6 week projects at higher education institutions in over 100 countries worldwide. International travel costs and an honorarium are funded by the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and cultural affairs. Participating host universities cover grantee in-country expenses or provide in-kind services. Deadline: Rolling
  • Fulbright Core US Scholar Program - Fulbright Online
    The Fulbright Core US Scholar Program provides teaching and/or research grants to US faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields in over 125 countries worldwide. Deadline: Expected September, 26, 2019